S. 1048 (108th): Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2004

108th Congress, 2003–2004. Text as of May 22, 2003 (Passed the Senate (Engrossed)).

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S 1048 ES

108th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1048


AN ACT

To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2004 for military construction, and for other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ‘Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2004’.

SEC. 2. TABLE OF CONTENTS.

    The table of contents for this Act is as follows:

      Sec. 1. Short title.

      Sec. 2. Table of contents.

      Sec. 3. Congressional defense committees defined.

TITLE XXI--ARMY

      Sec. 2101. Authorized Army construction and land acquisition projects.

      Sec. 2102. Family housing.

      Sec. 2103. Improvements to military family housing units.

      Sec. 2104. Authorization of appropriations, Army.

      Sec. 2105. Termination of authority to carry out certain fiscal year 2003 projects.

      Sec. 2106. Modification of authority to carry out certain fiscal year 2003 projects.

      Sec. 2107. Modification of authority to carry out certain fiscal year 2002 project.

      Sec. 2108. Modification of authority to carry out certain fiscal year 2001 project.

TITLE XXII--NAVY

      Sec. 2201. Authorized Navy construction and land acquisition projects.

      Sec. 2202. Family housing.

      Sec. 2203. Improvements to military family housing units.

      Sec. 2204. Authorization of appropriations, Navy.

      Sec. 2205. Termination of authority to carry out certain fiscal year 2003 project.

TITLE XXIII--AIR FORCE

      Sec. 2301. Authorized Air Force construction and land acquisition projects.

      Sec. 2302. Family housing.

      Sec. 2303. Improvements to military family housing units.

      Sec. 2304. Authorization of appropriations, Air Force.

      Sec. 2305. Modification of fiscal year 2003 authority relating to improvement of military family housing units.

TITLE XXIV--DEFENSE AGENCIES

      Sec. 2401. Authorized Defense Agencies construction and land acquisition projects.

      Sec. 2402. Family housing.

      Sec. 2403. Improvements to military family housing units.

      Sec. 2404. Energy conservation projects.

      Sec. 2405. Authorization of appropriations, Defense Agencies.

      Sec. 2406. Modification of authority to carry out certain fiscal year 2003 project.

      Sec. 2407. Modification of authority to carry out certain fiscal year 2003 projects.

TITLE XXV--NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION SECURITY INVESTMENT PROGRAM

      Sec. 2501. Authorized NATO construction and land acquisition projects.

      Sec. 2502. Authorization of appropriations, NATO.

TITLE XXVI--GUARD AND RESERVE FORCES FACILITIES

      Sec. 2601. Authorized guard and reserve construction and land acquisition projects.

TITLE XXVII--EXPIRATION AND EXTENSION OF AUTHORIZATIONS

      Sec. 2701. Expiration of authorizations and amounts required to be specified by law.

      Sec. 2702. Extension of authorizations of certain fiscal year 2001 projects.

      Sec. 2703. Extension of authorizations of certain fiscal year 2000 projects.

      Sec. 2704. Effective date.

TITLE XXVIII--GENERAL PROVISIONS

Subtitle A--Military Construction Program and Military Family Housing Changes

      Sec. 2801. Modification of general definitions relating to military construction.

      Sec. 2802. Increase in number of family housing units in Italy authorized for lease by the Navy.

Subtitle B--Real Property and Facilities Administration

      Sec. 2811. Increase in threshold for reports to Congress on real property transactions.

      Sec. 2812. Acceptance of in-kind consideration for easements.

      Sec. 2813. Expansion to military unaccompanied housing of authority to transfer property at military installations to be closed in exchange for military housing.

      Sec. 2814. Exemption from screening and use requirements under McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act of Department of Defense property in emergency support of homeland security.

Subtitle C--Land Conveyances

      Sec. 2821. Transfer of land at Fort Campbell, Kentucky and Tennessee.

      Sec. 2822. Land conveyance, Fort Knox, Kentucky.

      Sec. 2823. Land conveyance, Marine Corps Logistics Base, Albany, Georgia.

      Sec. 2824. Land conveyance, Air Force and Army Exchange Service property, Dallas, Texas.

      Sec. 2825. Land exchange, Naval and Marine Corps Reserve Center, Portland Oregon.

      Sec. 2826. Land conveyance, Fort Ritchie, Maryland.

      Sec. 2827. Feasibility study of conveyance of Louisiana Army Ammunition Plant, Doyline, Louisiana.

Subtitle D--Review of Overseas Military Facility Structure

      Sec. 2841. Short title.

      Sec. 2842. Establishment of Commission.

      Sec. 2843. Duties of Commission.

      Sec. 2844. Powers of Commission.

      Sec. 2845. Commission personnel matters.

      Sec. 2846. Security.

      Sec. 2847. Termination of Commission.

      Sec. 2848. Funding.

SEC. 3. CONGRESSIONAL DEFENSE COMMITTEES DEFINED.

    For purposes of this Act, the term ‘congressional defense committees’ means--

      (1) the Committee on Armed Services and the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate; and

      (2) the Committee on Armed Services and the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives.

TITLE XXI--ARMY

SEC. 2101. AUTHORIZED ARMY CONSTRUCTION AND LAND ACQUISITION PROJECTS.

    (a) INSIDE THE UNITED STATES- Using amounts appropriated pursuant to the authorization of appropriations in section 2104(a)(1), the Secretary of the Army may acquire real property and carry out military construction projects for the installations and locations inside the United States, and in the amounts, set forth in the following table:

Army: Inside the United States
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         State Installation or location           Amount         
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       Alabama Redstone Arsenal                   $5,500,000     
               Fort Richardson                    $10,700,000    
        Alaska Fort Wainwright                    $138,800,000   
       Georgia Fort Benning                       $30,000,000    
               Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Air Field $138,550,000   
               Fort Gordon                        $4,350,000     
        Hawaii Helemano Military Reservation      $20,800,000    
               Schofield Barracks                 $100,000,000   
        Kansas Fort Leavenworth                   $115,000,000   
               Fort Riley                         $40,000,000    
      Kentucky Fort Knox                          $13,500,000    
     Louisiana Fort Polk                          $72,000,000    
      Maryland Aberdeen Proving Ground            $13,000,000    
               Fort Meade                         $9,600,000     
      New York Fort Drum                          $125,500,000   
North Carolina Fort Bragg                         $152,000,000   
      Oklahoma Fort Sill                          $3,500,000     
         Texas Fort Hood                          $49,800,000    
      Virginia Fort Myer                          $9,000,000     
    Washington Fort Lewis                         $3,900,000     
                 Total                            $1,055,500,000 
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    (b) OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES- Using amounts appropriated pursuant to the authorization of appropriations in section 2104(a)(2), the Secretary of the Army may acquire real property and carry out military construction projects for the installations and locations outside the United States, and in the amounts, set forth in the following table:

Army: Outside the United States
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        Country Installation or location Amount       
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          Italy Aviano Air Base          $15,500,000  
                Livorno                  $22,000,000  
          Korea Camp Humphreys           $105,000,000 
Kwajalein Atoll Kwajalein Atoll          $9,400,000   
                Total                    $151,900,000 
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SEC. 2102. FAMILY HOUSING.

    (a) CONSTRUCTION AND ACQUISITION- Using amounts appropriated pursuant to the authorization of appropriations in section 2104(a)(6)(A), the Secretary of the Army may construct or acquire family housing units (including land acquisition and supporting facilities) at the installations, for the purposes, and in the amounts set forth in the following table:

Army: Family Housing
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State      Installation or location  Purpose         Amount 
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Alaska     Fort Wainwright           140 Units  $64,000,000 
Arizona    Fort Huachuca             220 Units  $41,000,000 
Kansas     Fort Riley                 72 Units  $16,700,000 
Kentucky   Fort Knox                 178 Units  $41,000,000 
New Mexico White Sands Missile Range  58 Units  $14,600,000 
Oklahoma   Fort Sill                 120 Units  $25,373,000 
Virginia   Fort Lee                   90 Units  $18,000,000 
                                       Total:  $220,673,000 
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    (b) PLANNING AND DESIGN- Using amounts appropriated pursuant to the authorization of appropriations in section 2104(a)(6)(A), the Secretary of the Army may carry out architectural and engineering services and construction design activities with respect to the construction or improvement of family housing units in an amount not to exceed $34,488,000.

SEC. 2103. IMPROVEMENTS TO MILITARY FAMILY HOUSING UNITS.

    Subject to section 2825 of title 10, United States Code, and using amounts appropriated pursuant to the authorization of appropriations in section 2104(a)(6)(A), the Secretary of the Army may improve existing military family housing units in an amount not to exceed $156,030,000.

SEC. 2104. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS, ARMY.

    (a) IN GENERAL- Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for fiscal years beginning after September 30, 2003, for military construction, land acquisition, and military family housing functions of the Department of the Army in the total amount of $2,980,454,000, as follows:

      (1) For military construction projects inside the United States authorized by section 2101(a), $843,500,000.

      (2) For military construction projects outside the United States authorized by section 2101(b), $151,900,000.

      (3) For unspecified minor construction projects authorized by section 2805 of title 10, United States Code, $20,000,000.

      (4) For architectural and engineering services and construction design under section 2807 of title 10, United States Code, $122,710,000.

      (5) For military family housing functions:

        (A) For construction and acquisition, planning and design, and improvement of military family housing and facilities, $409,191,000.

        (B) For support of military family housing (including the functions described in section 2833 of title 10, United States Code), $1,031,853,000.

      (6) For the construction of phase 3 of Saddle Access Road, Pohakoula Training Facility, Hawaii, authorized by section 2101(a) of the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2001 (division B of the Floyd D. Spence National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2001 (as enacted into law by Public Law 106-398; 114 Stat. 1654A-389)), as amended by section 2107 of this Act, $17,000,000.

      (7) For the construction of phase 3 of a barracks complex, D Street, at Fort Richardson, Alaska, authorized by section 2101(a) of the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2002 (division B of Public Law 107-107; 115 Stat. 1280), as amended by section 2107 of this Act, $33,000,000.

      (8) For the construction of phase 3 of a barracks complex, 17th and B Streets, at Fort Lewis, Washington, authorized by section 2101(a) of the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2002 (division B of Public Law 107-107; 115 Stat. 1280), $48,000,000.

      (9) For the construction of phase 2 of a barracks complex, Capron Road, at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, authorized by section 2101(a) of the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003 (division B of Public Law 107-314; 116 Stat. 2681), $49,000,000.

      (10) For the construction of phase 2 of a combined arms collective training facility at Fort Riley, Kansas, authorized by section 2101(a) of the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003 (division B of Public Law 107-314; 116 Stat. 2681), $13,600,000.

      (11) For the construction of phase 2 of a barracks complex, Range Road, at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, authorized by section 2101(a) of the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003 (division B of Public Law 107-314; 116 Stat. 2681), $49,000,000.

      (12) For the construction of phase 2 of a maintenance complex at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, authorized by section 2101(a) of the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal year 2003 (division B of Public Law 107-314; 116 Stat. 2681) $13,000,000.

    (b) LIMITATION ON TOTAL COST OF CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS- Notwithstanding the cost variations authorized by section 2853 of title 10, United States Code, and any other cost variation authorized by law, the total cost of all projects carried out under section 2101 of this Act may not exceed the sum of--

      (1) the total amount authorized to be appropriated under paragraphs (1), and (2) of subsection (a);

      (2) $32,000,000 (the balance of the amount authorized under section 2101(a) for construction of a barracks, Fort Stewart, Georgia);

      (3) $87,000,000 (the balance of the amount authorized under section 2101(a) for construction of a Lewis and Clark instructional facility, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas);

      (4) $43,000,000 (the balance of the amount authorized under section 2101(a) for the construction of a barracks complex, Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield, Fort Drum, New York); and

      (5) $50,000,000 (the balance of the amount authorized under section 2101(a) for construction of a barracks complex, Bastogne Drive, Fort Bragg, North Carolina).

SEC. 2105. TERMINATION OF AUTHORITY TO CARRY OUT CERTAIN FISCAL YEAR 2003 PROJECTS.

    (a) MILITARY CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES- The table in section 2101(b) of the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003 (division B of Public Law 107-314; 116 Stat. 2682) is amended--

      (1) by striking the item relating to Area Support Group, Bamberg, Germany;

      (2) by striking the item relating to Coleman Barracks, Germany;

      (3) by striking the item relating to Darmstadt, Germany;

      (4) by striking the item relating to Mannheim, Germany;

      (5) by striking the item relating to Schweinfurt, Germany; and

      (6) by striking the amount identified as the total in the amount column and inserting ‘$288,066,000’.

    (b) FAMILY HOUSING OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES- The table in section 2102(a) of that Act (116 Stat. 2683) is amended--

      (1) by striking the item relating to Yongsan, Korea; and

      (2) by striking the amount identified as the total in the amount column and inserting ‘$23,852,000’.

    (c) IMPROVEMENTS TO MILITARY FAMILY HOUSING UNITS- Section 2103 of that Act (116 Stat. 2683) is amended by striking ‘$239,751,000’ and inserting ‘$190,551,000’.

    (d) CONFORMING AMENDMENTS- Section 2104(a) of that Act (116 Stat. 2683) is amended--

      (1) in the matter preceding paragraph (1), by striking ‘$3,104,176,000’ and inserting ‘$2,985,826,000’;

      (2) in paragraph (2), by striking ‘$354,116,000’ and inserting ‘$288,066,000’; and

      (3) in paragraph (6)(A), by striking ‘$282,356,000’ and inserting ‘$230,056,000’.

SEC. 2106. MODIFICATION OF AUTHORITY TO CARRY OUT CERTAIN FISCAL YEAR 2003 PROJECTS.

    (a) MILITARY CONSTRUCTION INSIDE THE UNITED STATES- The table in section 2101(a) of the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003 (division B of Public Law 107-314; 116 Stat. 2681) is amended--

      (1) in the item relating to Fort Riley, Kansas, by striking ‘$81,095,000’ in the amount column and inserting ‘$81,495,000’; and

      (2) by striking the amount identified as the total in the amount column and inserting ‘$1,156,167,000’.

    (b) MILITARY CONSTRUCTION OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES- The table in section 2101(b) of that Act (116 Stat. 2682) is amended--

      (1) by striking the item relating to Camp Castle, Korea;

      (2) by striking the item relating to Camp Hovey, Korea;

      (3) in the item relating to Camp Humphreys, Korea, by striking ‘$36,000,000’ in the amount column and inserting ‘$107,800,000’ ; and

      (4) by striking the item relating to K16 Airfield, Korea.

    (c) CONFORMING AMENDMENT- Section 2104(b)(4) of that Act (116 Stat. 2684) is amended by striking ‘$13,200,000’ and inserting ‘$13,600,000’.

SEC. 2107. MODIFICATION OF AUTHORITY TO CARRY OUT CERTAIN FISCAL YEAR 2002 PROJECT.

    (a) MODIFICATION- The table in section 2101(a) of the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2002 (division B of Public Law 107-107; 115 Stat. 1281), as amended by section 2105 of the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003 (division B of Public Law 107-314; 116 Stat. 2689), is further amended--

      (1) in the item relating to Fort Richardson, Alaska, by striking ‘$115,000,000’ in the amount column and inserting ‘$117,000,000’; and

      (2) by striking the amount identified as the total in the amount column and inserting ‘$1,364,750,000’.

    (b) CONFORMING AMENDMENT- Section 2104(b)(2) of that Act (115 Stat. 1284) is amended by striking ‘$52,000,000’ and inserting ‘$54,000,000’.

SEC. 2108. MODIFICATION OF AUTHORITY TO CARRY OUT CERTAIN FISCAL YEAR 2001 PROJECT.

    (a) IN GENERAL- The table in section 2101(a) of the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2001 (division B of the Floyd D. Spence National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2001 (as enacted into law by Public Law 106-398; 114 Stat. 1654A-389)), as amended by section 2105 of the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2002 (division B of Public Law 107-107; 115 Stat. 1285), is further amended--

      (1) in the item relating to Pohakoula Training Facility, Hawaii, by striking ‘$32,000,000’ in the amount column and inserting ‘$42,000,000’; and

      (2) by striking the amount identified as the total in the amount column and inserting ‘$636,374,000’.

    (b) CONFORMING AMENDMENT- Section 2104(b)(7) of the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2001 (114 Stat. 1654A-392) is amended by striking ‘$20,000,000’ and inserting ‘$30,000,000’.

TITLE XXII--NAVY

SEC. 2201. AUTHORIZED NAVY CONSTRUCTION AND LAND ACQUISITION PROJECTS.

    (a) INSIDE THE UNITED STATES- Using amounts appropriated pursuant to the authorization of appropriations in section 2204(a)(1), the Secretary of the Navy may acquire real property and carry out military construction projects for the installations and locations inside the United States, and in the amounts, set forth in the following table:

Navy: Inside the United States
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               State Installation or location                                           Amount         
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             Arizona Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma                                     $22,230,000    
          California Marine Corps Base, Camp Pendleton                                  $73,580,000    
                     Naval Air Station, Lemoore                                         $34,510,000    
                     Marine Corps Air Station, Miramar                                  $4,740,000     
                     Naval Air Station, North Island                                    $49,240,000    
                     Naval Air Warfare Center, China Lake                               $12,890,000    
                     Naval Air Warfare Center, Point Mugu, San Nicholas Island          $9,150,000     
                     Naval Air Facility, San Clemente Island                            $18,940,000    
                     Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey                                $35,550,000    
                     Naval Station, San Diego                                           $42,710,000    
                     Marine Air Ground Task Force Training Center, Twentynine Palms     $28,390,000    
         Connecticut New London                                                         $3,000,000     
District of Columbia Marine Corps Barracks                                              $1,550,000     
             Florida Naval Air Station, Jacksonville                                    $3,190,000     
                     Naval Air Station, Whiting Field, Milton                           $4,830,000     
                     Naval Surface Warfare Center, Coastal Systems Station, Panama City $9,550,000     
                     Blount Island (Jacksonville)                                       $115,711,000   
             Georgia Strategic Weapons Facility Atlantic, Kings Bay                     $11,510,000    
              Hawaii Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, Pearl Harbor                   $32,180,000    
                     Naval Magazine, Lualualei                                          $6,320,000     
                     Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor                                       $7,010,000     
            Illinois Naval Training Center, Great Lakes                                 $137,120,000   
            Maryland Naval Air Warfare Center, Patuxent River                           $24,370,000    
                     Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head                          $14,850,000    
         Mississippi Naval Air Station, Meridian                                        $4,570,000     
              Nevada Naval Air Station, Fallon                                          $4,700,000     
          New Jersey Naval Air Warfare Center, Lakehurst                                $20,681,000    
                     Naval Weapons Station, Earle                                       $123,720,000   
      North Carolina Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point                             $1,270,000     
                     Marine Corps Air Station, New River                                $6,240,000     
                     Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune                                    $29,450,000    
        Pennsylvania Philadelphia Foundry                                               $10,200,000    
        Rhode Island Naval Station, Newport                                             $18,690,000    
                     Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Newport                             $10,890,000    
               Texas Naval Station, Ingleside                                           $7,070,000     
            Virginia Henderson Hall, Arlington                                          $1,970,000     
                     Marine Corps Combat Development Command, Quantico                  $18,120,000    
                     Naval Amphibious Base, Little Creek                                $3,810,000     
                     Naval Station, Norfolk                                             $182,240,000   
                     Naval Space Command Center, Dahlgren                               $24,020,000    
                     Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth                                 $17,770,000    
          Washington Naval Magazine, Indian Island                                      $2,240,000     
                     Naval Submarine Base, Bangor                                       $33,820,000    
                     Strategic Weapons Facility Pacific, Bangor                         $6,530,000     
   Various Locations Various Locations, CONUS                                           $56,360,000    
                       Total                                                            $1,287,482,000 
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    (b) OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES- Using amounts appropriated pursuant to the authorization of appropriations in section 2204(a)(2), the Secretary of the Navy may acquire real property and carry out military construction projects for the locations outside the United States, and in the amounts, set forth in the following table:

Navy: Outside the United States
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       Country Installation or location            Amount      
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       Bahrain Naval Support Activity, Bahrain     $18,030,000 
         Italy Naval Support Activity, La Madalena $39,020,000 
               Naval Air Station, Sigonella        $34,070,000 
United Kingdom Joint Maritime Facility, St. Mawgan $7,070,000  
                 Total                             $98,190,000 
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SEC. 2202. FAMILY HOUSING.

    (a) CONSTRUCTION AND ACQUISITION- Using amounts appropriated pursuant to the authorization of appropriations in section 2204(a)(5)(A), the Secretary of the Navy may construct or acquire family housing units (including land acquisition and supporting facilities) at the installations, for the purposes, and in the amounts set forth in the following table:

Navy: Family Housing
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State or Country Installation or location               Purpose         Amount 
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California       Naval Air Station, Lemoore             187 Units  $41,585,000 
Florida          Naval Air Station, Pensacola            25 Units   $3,197,000 
North Carolina   Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune        519 Units  $67,781,000 
                 Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point 339 Units  $42,803,000 
                                                          Total   $155,366,000 
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    (b) PLANNING AND DESIGN- Using amounts appropriated pursuant to the authorization of appropriation in section 2204(a)(5)(A), the Secretary of the Navy may carry out architectural and engineering services and construction design activities with respect to the construction or improvement of military family housing units in an amount not to exceed $8,381,000.

SEC. 2203. IMPROVEMENTS TO MILITARY FAMILY HOUSING UNITS.

    Subject to section 2825 of title 10, United States Code, and using amounts appropriated pursuant to the authorization of appropriations in section 2204(a)(5)(A), the Secretary of the Navy may improve existing military family housing units in an amount not to exceed $20,446,000.

SEC. 2204. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS, NAVY.

    (a) IN GENERAL- Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for fiscal years beginning after September 30, 2003, for military construction, land acquisition, and military family housing functions of the Department of the Navy in the total amount of $2,179,919,000, as follows:

      (1) For military construction projects inside the United States authorized by section 2201(a), $959,702,000.

      (2) For military construction projects outside the United States authorized by section 2201(b), $98,190,000.

      (3) For unspecified minor construction projects authorized by section 2805 of title 10, United States Code, $12,334,000.

      (4) For architectural and engineering services and construction design under section 2807 of title 10, United States Code, $65,612,000.

      (5) For military family housing functions:

        (A) For construction and acquisition, planning and design, and improvement of military family housing and facilities, $184,193,000.

        (B) For support of military family housing (including functions described in section 2833 of title 10, United States Code), $813,158,000.

      (6) For construction of phase 2 of a bachelor enlisted quarters shipboard ashore at Naval Shipyard Norfolk, Virginia, authorized by section 2201(a) of the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003 (division B of Public Law 107-314; 116 Stat. 2687), $46,730,000.

    (b) LIMITATION ON TOTAL COST OF CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS- Notwithstanding the cost variations authorized by section 2853 of title 10, United States Code, and any other cost variation authorized by law, the total cost of all projects carried out under section 2201 of this Act may not exceed the sum of--

      (1) the total amount authorized to be appropriated under paragraphs (1) and (2) of subsection (a);

      (2) $25,690,000 (the balance of the amount authorized under section 2201(a) for the construction of a tertiary sewage treatment complex, Marine Corps Base, Camp Pendleton, California);

      (3) $58,190,000 (the balance of the amount authorized under section 2201(a) for the construction of a battle station training facility, Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, Illinois);

      (4) $96,980,000 (the balance of the amount authorized under section 2201(a) for replacement of a general purpose berthing pier, Naval Weapons Station, Earle, New Jersey);

      (5) $118,170,000 (the balance of the amount authorized under section 2201(a) for replacement of pier 11, Naval Station, Norfolk, Virginia); and

      (6) $28,750,000 (the balance of the amount authorized under section 2201(a) for the construction of an outlying landing field and facilities at a location to be determined).

SEC. 2205. TERMINATION OF AUTHORITY TO CARRY OUT CERTAIN FISCAL YEAR 2003 PROJECT.

    (a) TERMINATION- The table in section 2201(b) of the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003 (division B of Public Law 107-314; 116 Stat. 2687) is amended--

      (1) by striking the item relating to Naval Air Station, Keflavik, Iceland; and

      (2) by striking the amount identified as the total in the amount column and inserting ‘$135,900,000’.

    (b) CONFORMING AMENDMENTS- Section 2204(a) of that Act (116 Stat. 2688) is amended--

      (1) in the matter preceding paragraph (1), by striking ‘$2,576,381,000’ and inserting ‘$2,561,461,000’; and

      (2) in paragraph (2), by striking ‘$148,250,000’ and inserting ‘$133,330,000’.

TITLE XXIII--AIR FORCE

SEC. 2301. AUTHORIZED AIR FORCE CONSTRUCTION AND LAND ACQUISITION PROJECTS.

    (a) INSIDE THE UNITED STATES- Using amounts appropriated pursuant to the authorization of appropriations in section 2304(a)(1), the Secretary of the Air Force may acquire real property and carry out military construction projects for the installations and locations inside the United States, and in the amounts, set forth in the following table:

Air Force: Inside the United States
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               State Installation or location        Amount       
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             Alabama Maxwell Air Force Base          $13,400,000  
              Alaska Eielson Air Force Base          $48,774,000  
                     Elmendorf Air Force Base        $2,000,000   
             Arizona Davis-Monthan Air Force Base    $9,864,000   
                     Luke Air Force Base             $14,300,000  
            Arkansas Little Rock Air Force Base      $7,372,000   
          California Beale Air Force Base            $22,300,000  
                     Edwards Air Force Base          $19,060,000  
                     Los Angeles Air Force Base      $5,000,000   
                     Vandenberg Air Force Base       $16,500,000  
            Colorado Buckley Air Force Base          $6,957,000   
                     Peterson Air Force Base         $10,200,000  
            Delaware Dover Air Force Base            $8,500,000   
District of Columbia Bolling Air Force Base          $9,300,000   
             Florida Hurlburt Field                  $27,200,000  
                     Patrick Air Force Base          $8,800,000   
                     Tyndall Air Force Base          $6,195,000   
             Georgia Moody Air Force Base            $7,600,000   
                     Robins Air Force Base           $28,685,000  
              Hawaii Hickam Air Force Base           $78,276,000  
               Idaho Mountain Home Air Force Base    $15,137,000  
            Illinois Scott Air Force Base            $1,900,000   
         Mississippi Columbus Air Force Base         $5,500,000   
                     Keesler Air Force Base          $2,900,000   
              Nevada Nellis Air Force Base           $11,800,000  
          New Jersey McGuire Air Force Base          $11,627,000  
          New Mexico Cannon Air Force Base           $9,000,000   
                     Kirtland Air Force Base         $6,957,000   
                     Tularosa Radar Test Site        $3,600,000   
      North Carolina Pope Air Force Base             $24,015,000  
                     Seymour Johnson Air Force Base  $22,430,000  
        North Dakota Minot Air Force Base            $12,550,000  
                Ohio Wright-Patterson Air Force Base $10,500,000  
            Oklahoma Altus Air Force Base            $1,144,000   
                     Tinker Air Force Base           $25,560,000  
                     Vance Air Force Base            $15,000,000  
      South Carolina Charleston Air Force Base       $8,863,000   
                     Shaw Air Force Base             $8,500,000   
        South Dakota Ellsworth Air Force Base        $9,300,000   
               Texas Goodfellow Air Force Base       $19,970,000  
                     Lackland Air Force Base         $64,926,000  
                     Randolph Air Force Base         $13,600,000  
                     Sheppard Air Force Base         $28,590,000  
                Utah Hill Air Force Base             $21,711,000  
            Virginia Langley Air Force Base          $24,969,000  
          Washington McChord Air Force Base          $19,000,000  
             Wyoming F.E. Warren Air Force Base      $10,000,000  
                     Total                           $740,909,000 
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    (b) OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES- Using amounts appropriated pursuant to the authorization of appropriations in section 2304(a)(2), the Secretary of the Air Force may acquire real property and carry out military construction projects for the installations and locations outside the United States, and in the amounts, set forth in the following table:

Air Force: Outside the United States
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       Country Installation or location    Amount       
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       Germany Ramstein Air Base           $35,616,000  
               Spangdahlem Air Base        $5,411,000   
         Italy Aviano Air Base             $14,025,000  
         Korea Kunsan Air Base             $7,059,000   
               Osan Air Base               $16,638,000  
      Portugal Lajes Field, Azores         $4,086,000   
United Kingdom Royal Air Force, Lakenheath $42,487,000  
               Royal Air Force, Mildenhall $10,558,000  
   Wake Island Wake Island                 $24,000,000  
                 Total                     $159,880,000 
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    (c) UNSPECIFIED WORLDWIDE- Using amounts appropriated pursuant to the authorization of appropriations in section 2304(a)(3), the Secretary of the Air Force may acquire real property and carry out military construction projects for the installation and location, and in the amount, set forth in the following table:

Air Force: Unspecified Worldwide
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             Location Installation or location Amount      
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Unspecified Worldwide Classified Location      $28,981,000 
                        Total                  $28,981,000 
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SEC. 2302. FAMILY HOUSING.

    (a) CONSTRUCTION AND ACQUISITION- Using amounts appropriated pursuant to the authorization of appropriations in section 2304(a)(6)(A), the Secretary of the Air Force may construct or acquire family housing units (including land acquisition and supporting facilities) at the installations, for the purposes, and in the amounts set forth in the following table:

Air Force: Family Housing
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State or Country Installation or location       Purpose         Amount 
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Arizona          Davis-Monthan Air Force Base    93 Units  $19,357,000 
California       Travis Air Force Base           56 Units  $12,723,000 
Delaware         Dover Air Force Base           112 Units  $19,601,000 
Florida          Eglin Air Force Base           279 Units  $32,166,000 
Idaho            Mountain Home Air Force Base   186 Units  $37,126,000 
Maryland         Andrews Air Force Base          50 Units  $20,233,000 
Missouri         Whiteman Air Force Base        100 Units  $18,221,000 
Montana          Malmstrom Air Force Base        94 Units  $19,368,000 
North Carolina   Seymour Johnson Air Force Base 138 Units  $18,336,000 
North Dakota     Grand Forks Air Force Base     144 Units  $29,550,000 
                 Minot Air Force Base           200 Units  $41,117,000 
South Dakota     Ellsworth Air Force Base        75 Units  $16,240,000 
Texas            Dyess Air Force Base           116 Units  $19,973,000 
                 Randolph Air Force Base         96 Units  $13,754,000 
Korea            Osan Air Base                  111 Units  $44,765,000 
Portugal         Lajes Field, Azores             42 Units  $13,428,000 
United Kingdom   Royal Air Force, Lakenheath     89 Units  $23,640,000 
                                                  Total   $399,598,000 
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    (b) PLANNING AND DESIGN- Using amounts appropriated pursuant to the authorization of appropriations in section 2304(a)(6)(A), the Secretary of the Air Force may carry out architectural and engineering services and construction design activities with respect to the construction or improvement of military family housing units in an amount not to exceed $33,488,000.

SEC. 2303. IMPROVEMENTS TO MILITARY FAMILY HOUSING UNITS.

    Subject to section 2825 of title 10, United States Code, and using amounts appropriated pursuant to the authorization of appropriations in section 2304(a)(6)(A), the Secretary of the Air Force may improve existing military family housing units in an amount not to exceed $223,979,000.

SEC. 2304. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS, AIR FORCE.

    (a) IN GENERAL- Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for fiscal years beginning after September 30, 2003, for military construction, land acquisition, and military family housing functions of the Department of the Air Force in the total amount of $2,505,373,000, as follows:

      (1) For military construction projects inside the United States authorized by section 2301(a), $760,332,000.

      (2) For military construction projects outside the United States authorized by section 2301(b), $159,880,000.

      (3) For military construction projects at unspecified worldwide locations authorized by section 2301(c), $28,981,000.

      (4) For unspecified minor construction projects authorized by section 2805 of title 10, United States Code, $12,000,000.

      (5) For architectural and engineering services and construction design under section 2807 of title 10, United States Code, $74,345,000.

      (6) For military housing functions:

        (A) For construction and acquisition, planning and design, and improvement of military family housing and facilities, $657,065,000.

        (B) For support of military family housing (including functions described in section 2833 of title 10, United States Code), $812,770,000.

    (b) LIMITATION ON TOTAL COST OF CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS- Notwithstanding the cost variations authorized by section 2853 of title 10, United States Code, and any other cost variation authorized by law, the total cost of all projects carried out under section 2301 of this Act may not exceed the total amount authorized to be appropriated under paragraphs (1), (2), and (3) of subsection (a).

SEC. 2305. MODIFICATION OF FISCAL YEAR 2003 AUTHORITY RELATING TO IMPROVEMENT OF MILITARY FAMILY HOUSING UNITS.

    (a) MODIFICATION- Section 2303 of the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003 (division B of Public Law 107-314; 116 Stat. 2693) is amended by striking ‘$226,068,000’ and inserting ‘$206,721,000’.

    (b) CONFORMING AMENDMENTS- Section 2304(a) of that Act (116 Stat. 2693) is amended--

      (1) in the matter preceding paragraph (1), by striking ‘$2,633,738,000’ and inserting ‘$2,614,391,000’; and

      (2) in paragraph (6)(A), by striking ‘$689,824,000’ and inserting ‘$670,477,000’.

TITLE XXIV--DEFENSE AGENCIES

SEC. 2401. AUTHORIZED DEFENSE AGENCIES CONSTRUCTION AND LAND ACQUISITION PROJECTS.

    (a) INSIDE THE UNITED STATES- Using amounts appropriated pursuant to the authorization of appropriations in section 2405(a)(1), the Secretary of Defense may acquire real property and carry out military construction projects for the installations and locations inside the United States, and in the amounts, set forth in the following table:

Defense Agencies: Inside the United States
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                          Agency Installation or location                                 Amount       
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      Defense Education Activity Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina          $15,259,000  
        Defense Logistics Agency Defense Distribution Depot, New Cumberland, Pennsylvania $27,000,000  
                                 Eglin Air Force Base, Florida                            $4,800,000   
                                 Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska                           $17,000,000  
                                 Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii                            $14,100,000  
                                 Hurlburt Field, Florida                                  $3,500,000   
                                 Langley Air Force Base, Virginia                         $13,000,000  
                                 Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas                           $4,688,000   
                                 McChord Air Force Base, Washington                       $8,100,000   
                                 Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada                            $12,800,000  
                                 Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska                          $13,400,000  
        National Security Agency Fort Meade, Maryland                                     $1,842,000   
      Special Operations Command Dam Neck, Virginia                                       $15,281,000  
                                 Fort Benning, Georgia                                    $2,100,000   
                                 Fort Bragg, North Carolina                               $36,300,000  
                                 Fort Campbell, Kentucky                                  $7,800,000   
                                 Harrisburg International Airport, Pennsylvania           $3,000,000   
                                 Hurlburt Field, Florida                                  $6,000,000   
                                 Little Creek, Virginia                                   $9,000,000   
                                 MacDill Air Force Base, Florida                          $25,500,000  
    Tri-Care Management Activity Naval Station, Anacostia, District of Columbia           $15,714,000  
                                 Naval Submarine Base, New London, Connecticut            $6,400,000   
                                 United States Air Force Academy, Colorado                $21,500,000  
                                 Walter Reed Medical Center, District of Columbia         $9,000,000   
Washington Headquarters Services Arlington, Virginia                                      $38,086,000  
                                   Total                                                  $331,170,000 
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    (b) OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES- Using amounts appropriated pursuant to the authorization of appropriations in section 2405(a)(2), the Secretary of Defense may acquire real property and carry out military construction projects for the installations and locations outside the United States, and in the amounts, set forth in the following table:

Defense Agencies: Outside the United States
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                      Agency Installation or location      Amount       
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    Defense Education Agency Grafenwoehr, Germany          $36,247,000  
                             Heidelberg, Germany           $3,086,000   
                             Sigonella, Italy              $30,234,000  
                             Vicenza, Italy                $16,374,000  
                             Vilseck, Germany              $1,773,000   
  Special Operations Command Stuttgart, Germany            $11,400,000  
Tri-Care Management Activity Andersen Air Force Base, Guam $24,900,000  
                             Grafenwoehr, Germany          $12,585,000  
                               Total                       $136,599,000 
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SEC. 2402. FAMILY HOUSING.

    Using amounts appropriated pursuant to the authorization of appropriations in section 2405(a)(8)(A), the Secretary of Defense may carry out architectural and engineering services and construction design activities with respect to the construction or improvement of military family housing units in an amount not to exceed $300,000.

SEC. 2403. IMPROVEMENTS TO MILITARY FAMILY HOUSING UNITS.

    Subject to section 2825 of title 10, United States Code, and using amounts appropriated pursuant to the authorization of appropriations in section 2405(a)(8)(A), the Secretary of Defense may improve existing military family housing units in an amount not to exceed $50,000.

SEC. 2404. ENERGY CONSERVATION PROJECTS.

    Using amounts appropriated pursuant to the authorization of appropriations in section 2405(a)(6), the Secretary of Defense may carry out energy conservation projects under section 2865 of title 10, United States Code, in the amount of $69,500,000.

SEC. 2405. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS, DEFENSE AGENCIES.

    (a) IN GENERAL- Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for fiscal years beginning after September 30, 2003, for military construction, land acquisition, and military family housing functions of the Department of Defense (other than the military departments) in the total amount of $1,154,402,000, as follows:

      (1) For military construction projects inside the United States authorized by section 2401(a), $331,170,000.

      (2) For military construction projects outside the United States authorized by section 2401(b), $102,703,000.

      (3) For unspecified minor construction projects under section 2805 of title 10, United States Code, $16,153,000.

      (4) For contingency construction projects of the Secretary of Defense under section 2804 of title 10, United States Code, $8,960,000.

      (5) For architectural and engineering services and construction design under section 2807 of title 10, United States Code, $59,884,000.

      (6) For energy conservation projects authorized by section 2404, $69,500,000.

      (7) For base closure and realignment activities as authorized by the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act of 1990 (part A of title XXIX of Public Law 101-510; 10 U.S.C. 2687 note), $370,427,000.

      (8) For military family housing functions:

        (A) For planning, design, and improvement of military family housing and facilities, $350,000.

        (B) For support of military family housing (including functions described in section 2833 of title 10, United States Code), $49,440,000.

        (C) For credit to the Department of Defense Family Housing Improvement Fund established by section 2883(a)(1) of title 10, United States Code, $300,000.

      (9) For construction of the Defense Threat Reduction Center at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, authorized by section 2401(a) of the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003 (division B of Public Law 107-314; 116 Stat. 2695), $25,700,000.

      (10) For construction of phase 5 of an ammunition demilitarization facility at Pueblo Chemical Activity, Colorado, authorized by section 2401(a) of the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1997 (division B of Public Law 104-201; 110 Stat. 2775), as amended by section 2406 of the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2000 (division B of Public Law 106-65; 113 Stat. 839) and section 2407 of the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003 (division B of Public Law 107-314; 116 Stat. 2698), $88,388,000.

      (11) For construction of phase 6 of an ammunition demilitarization facility at Newport Army Depot, Indiana, authorized by section 2401(a) of the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1999 (division B of Public Law 105-261; 112 Stat. 2193), as amended by section 2406 of the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2002 (division B of Public Law 107-107; 115 Stat. 1299) and section 2406 of the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003 (division B of Public Law 107-314; 116 Stat. 2698), $15,207,000.

      (12) For construction of phase 4 of an ammunition demilitarization facility at Blue Grass Army Depot, Kentucky, authorized by section 2401(a) of the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2000 (division B of Public Law 106-65; 113 Stat. 835), as amended by section 2405 of the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2002 (division B of Public Law 107-107; 115 Stat. 1298) and section 2405 of the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003 (division B of Public Law 107-314; 116 Stat. 2698), $16,220,000.

    (b) LIMITATION ON TOTAL COST OF CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS- Notwithstanding the cost variations authorized by section 2853 of title 10, United States Code, and any other cost variation authorized by law, the total cost of all projects carried out under section 2401 of this Act may not exceed the sum of--

      (1) the total amount authorized to be appropriated under paragraphs (1), (2), and (3) of subsection (a);

      (2) $16,265,000 (the balance of the amount authorized under section 2401(b) for the renovation and construction of an elementary and high school, Naval Station Sigonella, Italy); and

      (3) $17,631,000 (the balance of the amount authorized under section 2401(b) for the construction of an elementary and middle school, Grafenwoehr, Germany).

SEC. 2406. MODIFICATION OF AUTHORITY TO CARRY OUT CERTAIN FISCAL YEAR 2003 PROJECT.

    The table in section 2401(b) of the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003 (division B of Public Law 107-314; 116 Stat. 2695) is amended in the matter relating to Department of Defense Dependent Schools by striking ‘Seoul, Korea’ in the installation or location column and inserting ‘Camp Humphreys, Korea’.

SEC. 2407. MODIFICATION OF AUTHORITY TO CARRY OUT CERTAIN FISCAL YEAR 2003 PROJECTS.

    (a) MODIFICATION- The table in section 2401(b) of the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003 (division B of Public Law 107-314; 116 Stat. 2695) is amended--

      (1) in the matter relating to Department of Defense Dependent Schools--

        (A) by striking ‘Seoul, Korea’ in the installation or location column and inserting ‘Camp Humphreys, Korea’; and

        (B) by striking the item relating to Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany; and

      (2) by striking the amount identified as the total in the amount column and inserting ‘$205,586,000’.

    (b) CONFORMING AMENDMENTS- Section 2404(a) of that Act (116 Stat. 2696) is amended--

      (1) in the matter preceding paragraph (1), by striking $1,434,795,000’ and inserting ‘$1,433,798,000’; and

      (2) in paragraph (2), by striking ‘$206,583,000’ and inserting ‘$205,586,000’.

TITLE XXV--NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION SECURITY INVESTMENT PROGRAM

SEC. 2501. AUTHORIZED NATO CONSTRUCTION AND LAND ACQUISITION PROJECTS.

    The Secretary of Defense may make contributions for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Security Investment program as provided in section 2806 of title 10, United States Code, in an amount not to exceed the sum of the amount authorized to be appropriated for this purpose in section 2502 and the amount collected from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization as a result of construction previously financed by the United States.

SEC. 2502. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS, NATO.

    Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for fiscal years beginning after September 30, 2003, for contributions by the Secretary of Defense under section 2806 of title 10, United States Code, for the share of the United States of the cost of projects for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Security Investment program authorized by section 2501, in the amount of $169,300,000.

TITLE XXVI--GUARD AND RESERVE FORCES FACILITIES

SEC. 2601. AUTHORIZED GUARD AND RESERVE CONSTRUCTION AND LAND ACQUISITION PROJECTS.

    There are authorized to be appropriated for fiscal years beginning after September 30, 2003, for the costs of acquisition, architectural and engineering services, and construction of facilities for the Guard and Reserve Forces, and for contributions therefor, under chapter 1803 of title 10, United States Code (including the cost of acquisition of land for those facilities), the following amounts:

      (1) For the Department of the Army--

        (A) for the Army National Guard of the United States, $276,779,000; and

        (B) for the Army Reserve, $74,478,000.

      (2) For the Department of the Navy, for the Naval and Marine Corps Reserve, $34,132,000.

      (3) For the Department of the Air Force--

        (A) for the Air National Guard of the United States, $208,530,000; and

        (B) for the Air Force Reserve, $53,912,000.

TITLE XXVII--EXPIRATION AND EXTENSION OF AUTHORIZATIONS

SEC. 2701. EXPIRATION OF AUTHORIZATIONS AND AMOUNTS REQUIRED TO BE SPECIFIED BY LAW.

    (a) EXPIRATION OF AUTHORIZATIONS AFTER THREE YEARS- Except as provided in subsection (b), all authorizations contained in titles XXI through XXVI for military construction projects, land acquisition, family housing projects and facilities, and contributions to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Security Investment program (and authorizations of appropriations therefor) shall expire on the later of--

      (1) October 1, 2006; or

      (2) the date of the enactment of an Act authorizing funds for military construction for fiscal year 2007.

    (b) EXCEPTION- Subsection (a) shall not apply to authorizations for military construction projects, land acquisition, family housing projects, and facilities, and contributions to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Security Investment program (and authorizations of appropriations therefor) for which appropriated funds have been obligated before the later of--

      (1) October 1, 2006; or

      (2) the date of the enactment of an Act authorizing funds for fiscal year 2007 for military construction projects, land acquisition, family housing projects and facilities, and contributions to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Security Investment program.

SEC. 2702. EXTENSION OF AUTHORIZATIONS OF CERTAIN FISCAL YEAR 2001 PROJECTS.

    (a) EXTENSION OF CERTAIN PROJECTS- Notwithstanding section 2701 of the Floyd D. Spence National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2001 (as enacted into law by Public Law 106-398; 114 Stat. 1654A-407), authorizations set forth in the tables in subsection (b), as provided in section 2102, 2201, 2401, or 2601 of that Act, shall remain in effect until October 1, 2004, or the date of the enactment of an Act authorizing funds for military construction for fiscal year 2005, whichever is later.

    (b) TABLES- The tables referred to in subsection (a) are as follows:

Army: Extension of 2001 Project Authorization
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State          Installation or location Project                                     Amount 
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South Carolina Fort Jackson             New Construction--Family Housing (1 Unit) $250,000 
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Navy: Extension of 2001 Project Authorization
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State        Installation or location                                                        Project                        Amount 
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Pennsylvania Naval Surface Warfare Center Shipyard Systems Engineering Station, Philadelphia Gas Turbine Test Facility $10,680,000 
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Defense Agencies: Extension of 2001 Project Authorizations
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State or country           Installation or location Project                                                             Amount 
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Defense Education Activity Seoul, Korea             Elementary School Full Day Kindergarten Classroom Addition      $2,317,000 
                           Taegu, Korea             Elementary/High School Full Day Kindergarten Classroom Addition   $762,000 
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Army National Guard: Extension of 2001 Project Authorizations
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State        Installation or location Project                        Amount 
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Arizona      Papago Park              Add/Alter Readiness Center $2,265,000 
Pennsylvania Mansfield                Readiness Center           $3,100,000 
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SEC. 2703. EXTENSION OF AUTHORIZATIONS OF CERTAIN FISCAL YEAR 2000 PROJECTS.

    (a) EXTENSION- Notwithstanding section 2701 of the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2000 (division B of Public Law 106-65; 113 Stat. 841), authorizations set forth in the tables in subsection (b), as provided in section 2302 or 2601 of that Act and extended by section 2702 of the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003 (division B of Public Law 107-314; 116 Stat. 2700), shall remain in effect until October 1, 2004, or the date of the enactment of an Act authorizing funds for military construction for fiscal year 2005, whichever is later.

    (b) TABLES- The table referred to in subsection (a) is as follows:

Air Force: Extension of 2000 Project Authorization
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State    Installation or location Project                               Amount 
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Oklahoma Tinker Air Force Base    Replace Family Housing (41 Units) $6,000,000 
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Army National Guard: Extension of 2000 Project Authorization
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State    Installation or location Project                        Amount 
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Virginia Fort Pickett             Multi-purpose Range-Heavy $13,500,000 
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SEC. 2704. EFFECTIVE DATE.

    Titles XXI, XXII, XXIII, XXIV, XXV, and XXVI of this Act shall take effect on the later of--

      (1) October 1, 2003; or

      (2) the date of the enactment of this Act.

TITLE XXVIII--GENERAL PROVISIONS

Subtitle A--Military Construction Program and Military Family Housing Changes

SEC. 2801. MODIFICATION OF GENERAL DEFINITIONS RELATING TO MILITARY CONSTRUCTION.

    (a) MILITARY CONSTRUCTION- Subsection (a) of section 2801 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by inserting before the period the following: ‘, whether to satisfy temporary or permanent requirements’.

    (b) MILITARY INSTALLATION- Subsection (c)(2) of such section is amended by inserting before the period the following: ‘, without regard to the duration of operational control’.

SEC. 2802. INCREASE IN NUMBER OF FAMILY HOUSING UNITS IN ITALY AUTHORIZED FOR LEASE BY THE NAVY.

    Section 2828(e)(2) of title 10, United States Code, is amended by striking ‘2,000’ and inserting ‘2,800’.

Subtitle B--Real Property and Facilities Administration

SEC. 2811. INCREASE IN THRESHOLD FOR REPORTS TO CONGRESS ON REAL PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS.

    Section 2662 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by striking ‘$500,000’ each place it appears and inserting ‘$750,000’.

SEC. 2812. ACCEPTANCE OF IN-KIND CONSIDERATION FOR EASEMENTS.

    (a) EASEMENTS FOR RIGHTS-OF-WAY- Section 2668 of title 10, United States Code, is amended--

      (1) by redesignating subsection (e) as subsection (f); and

      (2) by inserting after subsection (d) the following new subsection (e):

    ‘(e) Subsection (c) of section 2667 of this title shall apply with respect to in-kind consideration received by the Secretary of a military department in connection with an easement granted under this section in the same manner as such subsection applies to in-kind consideration received pursuant to leases entered into by that Secretary under such section.’.

    (b) EASEMENTS FOR UTILITY LINES- Section 2669 of such title is amended--

      (1) by redesignating subsection (e) as subsection (f); and

      (2) by inserting after subsection (d) the following new subsection (e):

    ‘(e) Subsection (c) of section 2667 of this title shall apply with respect to in-kind consideration received by the Secretary of a military department in connection with an easement granted under this section in the same manner as such subsection applies to in-kind consideration received pursuant to leases entered into by that Secretary under such section.’.

SEC. 2813. EXPANSION TO MILITARY UNACCOMPANIED HOUSING OF AUTHORITY TO TRANSFER PROPERTY AT MILITARY INSTALLATIONS TO BE CLOSED IN EXCHANGE FOR MILITARY HOUSING.

    Section 2905(f)(1) of the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act of 1990 (part A of title XXIX of Public Law 101-510; 10 U.S.C. 2687 note) is amended--

      (1) by inserting ‘unaccompanied members of the Armed Forces or’ before ‘members of the Armed Forces and their dependents’; and

      (2) by striking ‘FAMILY’ in the subsection heading.

SEC. 2814. EXEMPTION FROM SCREENING AND USE REQUIREMENTS UNDER MCKINNEY-VENTO HOMELESS ASSISTANCE ACT OF DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE PROPERTY IN EMERGENCY SUPPORT OF HOMELAND SECURITY.

    Section 501 of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 11411) is amended--

      (1) by redesignating subsection (i) as subsection (j); and

      (2) by inserting after subsection (h) the following new subsection (i):

    ‘(i) APPLICABILITY TO DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE PROPERTY IN EMERGENCY SUPPORT OF HOMELAND SECURITY- The provisions of this section shall not apply to a building or property under the jurisdiction of the Department of Defense that the Secretary of Defense determines should be made available for use by a State or local government, or private entity, on a temporary basis, for emergency activities in support of homeland security.’.

Subtitle C--Land Conveyances

SEC. 2821. TRANSFER OF LAND AT FORT CAMPBELL, KENTUCKY AND TENNESSEE.

    (a) CONVEYANCE AUTHORIZED- The Secretary of the Army may convey to the State of Tennessee, all right, title, and interest of the United States in and to a parcel of real property (right-of-way), including improvements thereon, located at Fort Campbell, Kentucky and Tennessee, for the purpose of realigning and upgrading United States Highway 79 from a 2-lane highway to a 4-lane highway.

    (b) CONSIDERATION-

      (1) PAYMENT- As consideration for the conveyance of the right-of-way parcel to be conveyed by subsection (a), the State of Tennessee shall pay from any source (including Federal funds made available to the State from the Highway Trust Fund) all of the Secretary’s costs associated with the following:

        (A) COSTS OF CONVEYANCE- The conveyance of the right-of-way parcel, including the preparation of documents under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), surveys (including surveys under subsection (c)), appraisals, cultural reviews, administrative expenses, cemetery relocation, and other expenses necessary to transfer the property.

        (B) ACQUISITION OF REPLACEMENT LAND- The acquisition of approximately 200 acres of mission-essential replacement land required to support the training mission at Fort Campbell.

        (C) DISPOSAL OF RESIDUAL PROPERTY- The disposal of residual land located south of the realigned highway.

      (2) ACCEPTANCE AND CREDIT- The Secretary may accept funds under this subsection from the Federal Highway Administration or the State of Tennessee to pay the costs described in paragraph (1) and shall credit the funds to the appropriate Department of the Army accounts for the purpose of paying such costs.

      (3) PERIOD OF AVAILABILITY- All funds accepted by the Secretary under this subsection shall remain available until expended.

    (c) DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY- The acreage of the real property to be conveyed, acquired, and disposed of under this section shall be determined by surveys satisfactory to the Secretary.

    (d) ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS- The Secretary may require such additional terms and conditions in connection with the conveyance under this section as the Secretary considers appropriate to protect the interests of the United States.

SEC. 2822. LAND CONVEYANCE, FORT KNOX, KENTUCKY.

    (a) CONVEYANCE AUTHORIZED- The Secretary of the Army may convey, without consideration, to the Department of Veterans Affairs of the Commonwealth of Kentucky (in this section referred to as the ‘Department’), all right, title, and interest of the United States in and to a parcel of real property, including any improvements thereon, consisting of approximately 93 acres at Fort Knox, Kentucky, for the purpose of permitting the Department to establish and operate a State-run cemetery for veterans of the Armed Forces.

    (b) REIMBURSEMENT FOR COSTS OF CONVEYANCE- (1) The Department shall reimburse the Secretary for any costs incurred by the Secretary in making the conveyance authorized by subsection (a), including costs related to environmental documentation and other administrative costs. This paragraph does not apply to costs associated with the environmental remediation of the real property to be conveyed under such subsection.

    (2) Any reimbursements received under paragraph (1) for costs described in that paragraph shall be deposited into the accounts from which the costs were paid, and amounts so deposited shall be merged with amounts in such accounts and available for the same purposes, and subject to the same conditions and limitations, as the amounts in such accounts with which merged.

    (c) DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY- The exact acreage and legal description of the real property to be conveyed under subsection (a) shall be determined by a survey satisfactory to the Secretary. The cost of the survey shall be borne by the Department.

    (d) ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS- The Secretary may require such additional terms and conditions in connection with the conveyance under subsection (a) as the Secretary considers appropriate to protect the interests of the United States.

SEC. 2823. LAND CONVEYANCE, MARINE CORPS LOGISTICS BASE, ALBANY, GEORGIA.

    (a) CONVEYANCE AUTHORIZED- The Secretary of the Navy may convey through negotiated sale to the Preferred Development Group Corporation, a corporation incorporated in the State of Georgia and authorized to do business in the State of Georgia (referred to in this section as the ‘Corporation’), all right, title, and interest of the United States in and to a parcel of real property, including any improvements thereon, consisting of approximately 10.44 acres located at Boyett Village/Turner Field and McAdams Road in Albany, Georgia, for the purpose of permitting the Corporation to use the property for economic development.

    (b) CONDITIONS OF CONVEYANCE- The conveyance authorized under subsection (a) shall be subject to the following conditions:

      (1) That the Corporation accept the real property conveyed under subsection (a) as is.

      (2) That the Corporation bear all costs related to the use and redevelopment of the real property.

    (c) CONSIDERATION- As consideration for the conveyance authorized by subsection (a), the Corporation shall pay the United States an amount, determined pursuant to negotiations between the Secretary and the Corporation and based upon the fair market value of the property (as determined pursuant to an appraisal acceptable to the Secretary), that is appropriate for the property.

    (d) REIMBURSEMENT FOR COSTS OF CONVEYANCE- The Secretary may require the Corporation to reimburse the Secretary for any costs incurred by the Secretary in making the conveyance authorized by subsection (a).

    (e) DEPOSIT OF AMOUNTS- (1) The consideration received under subsection (c) shall be deposited in the Department of Defense Base Closure Account 1990 established by section 2906 of the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act of 1990 (part A of title XXIX of Public Law 101-510; 10 U.S.C. 2687 note).

    (2) Any reimbursements received under subsection (d) for costs described in that subsection shall be deposited into the accounts from which the costs were paid, and amounts so deposited shall be merged with amounts in such accounts and available for the same purposes, and subject to the same conditions and limitations, as the amounts in such accounts with which merged.

    (f) EXEMPTION- The conveyance authorized by subsection (a) shall be exempt from the requirement in section 2696 of title 10, United States Code, to screen the property for further Federal use.

    (g) DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY- The exact acreage and legal description of the real property to be conveyed under subsection (a) shall be determined by a survey satisfactory to the Secretary.

    (h) ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS- The Secretary may require such additional terms and conditions in connection with the conveyance under subsection (a) as the Secretary considers appropriate to protect the interests of the United States.

SEC. 2824. LAND CONVEYANCE, AIR FORCE AND ARMY EXCHANGE SERVICE PROPERTY, DALLAS, TEXAS.

    (a) CONVEYANCE AUTHORIZED- The Secretary of Defense may authorize the Army and Air Force Exchange Service to convey through negotiated sale all right, title, and interest of the United States in and to a parcel of real property, including any improvements thereon, consisting of approximately 7.5 acres located at 1515 Roundtable Drive in Dallas, Texas.

    (b) CONSIDERATION- As consideration for the conveyance authorized by subsection (a), the purchaser shall pay the United States a single payment equal to the fair market value of the real property, as determined pursuant to an appraisal acceptable to the Secretary.

    (c) DEPOSIT OF AMOUNTS- Section 574 of title 40, United States Code, shall apply to the consideration received under subsection (b), except that in the application of such section, all of the proceeds shall be returned to the Army and Air Force Exchange Service.

    (d) DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY- The exact acreage and legal description of the real property to be conveyed under subsection (a) shall be determined by a survey satisfactory to the Secretary. The cost of the survey shall be borne by the purchaser.

    (e) ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS- The Secretary may require such additional terms and conditions in connection with the conveyance under subsection (a) as the Secretary considers appropriate to protect the interests of the United States.

SEC. 2825. LAND EXCHANGE, NAVAL AND MARINE CORPS RESERVE CENTER, PORTLAND OREGON.

    (a) CONVEYANCE AUTHORIZED- The Secretary of the Navy may convey to the United Parcel Service, Inc. (in this section referred to as ‘UPS’), any or all right, title, and interest of the United States in and to a parcel of real property, including improvements thereon, consisting of approximately 14 acres in Portland, Oregon, and comprising the Naval and Marine Corps Reserve Center for the purpose of facilitating the expansion of the UPS main distribution complex in Portland.

    (b) PROPERTY RECEIVED IN EXCHANGE- (1) As consideration for the conveyance under subsection (a), UPS shall --

      (A) convey to the United States a parcel of real property determined to be suitable by the Secretary; and

      (B) design, construct, and convey such replacement facilities on the property conveyed under subparagraph (A) as the Secretary considers appropriate.

    (2) The value of the real property and replacement facilities received by the Secretary under this subsection shall be at least equal to the fair market value of the real property conveyed under subsection (a), as determined by the Secretary.

    (c) PAYMENT OF COSTS OF CONVEYANCE- (1) The Secretary may require UPS to cover costs to be incurred by the Secretary, or to reimburse the Secretary for costs incurred by the Secretary, to carry out the conveyance under subsection (a), including survey costs, costs related to environmental documentation, relocation expenses incurred under subsection (b), and other administrative costs related to the conveyance. If amounts are collected from UPS in advance of the Secretary incurring the actual costs, and the amount collected exceeds the costs actually incurred by the Secretary to carry out the conveyance, the Secretary shall refund the excess amount to UPS.

    (2) Amounts received as reimbursement under paragraph (1) shall be credited to the fund or account that was used to cover the costs incurred by the Secretary in carrying out the conveyance. Amounts so credited shall be merged with amounts in such fund or account, and shall be available for the same purposes, and subject to the same conditions and limitations, as amounts in such fund or account.

    (d) CONDITION OF CONVEYANCE- The Secretary may not make the conveyance authorized by subsection (a) until the Secretary determines that the replacement facilities required by subsection (b) are suitable and available for the relocation of the operations of the Naval and Marine Corps Reserve Center.

    (e) EXEMPTION FROM FEDERAL SCREENING- The conveyance authorized by subsection (a) is exempt from the requirement to screen the property for other Federal use pursuant to sections 2693 and 2696 of title 10, United States Code.

    (f) DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY- The exact acreage and legal description of the property to be conveyed under this section shall be determined by surveys satisfactory to the Secretary.

    (g) ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS- The Secretary may require such additional terms and conditions in connection with the conveyances under this section as the Secretary considers appropriate to protect the interests of the United States.

SEC. 2826. LAND CONVEYANCE, FORT RITCHIE, MARYLAND.

    (a) CONVEYANCE AUTHORIZED- The Secretary of the Army shall convey, without consideration, to the PenMar Development Corporation, a public instrumentality of the State of Maryland (in this section referred to as the ‘Corporation’), all right, title, and interest of the United States in and to a parcel of real property, including improvements thereon, at former Fort Ritchie, Cascade, Maryland, consisting of approximately 33 acres, that is currently being leased by the International Masonry Institute (in this section referred to as the ‘Institute’), for the purpose of enabling the Corporation to sell the property to the Institute for the economic development of former Fort Ritchie.

    (b) EXEMPTION FROM FEDERAL SCREENING REQUIREMENT- The conveyance authorized by subsection (a) shall be exempt from the requirement to screen the property concerned for further Federal use pursuant to section 2696 of title 10, United States Code, under the Defense Base and Realignment Act of 1990 (part A of title XXIX of Public Law 101-510; 10 U.S.C. 2687 note) or under any other applicable law or regulation.

    (c) DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY- The exact acreage and legal description of the real property to be conveyed under subsection (a) shall be determined by a survey satisfactory to the Secretary. The cost of the survey shall be borne by the Corporation.

    (d) ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS- The Secretary may require such additional terms and conditions in connection with the conveyance under subsection (a) as the Secretary considers appropriate to protect the interests of the United States.

SEC. 2827. FEASIBILITY STUDY OF CONVEYANCE OF LOUISIANA ARMY AMMUNITION PLANT, DOYLINE, LOUISIANA.

    (a) STUDY REQUIRED- (1) The Secretary of the Army shall conduct a study of the feasibility, costs, and benefits for the conveyance of the Louisiana Army Ammunition Plant as a model for a public-private partnership for the utilization and development of the Plant and similar parcels of real property.

    (2) In conducting the study, the Secretary shall consider--

      (A) the feasibility and advisability of entering into negotiations with the State of Louisiana or the Louisiana National Guard for the conveyance of the Plant;

      (B) means by which the conveyance of the Plant could--

        (i) facilitate the execution by the Department of Defense of its national security mission; and

        (ii) facilitate the continued use of the Plant by the Louisiana National Guard and the execution by the Louisiana National Guard of its national security mission;

      (C) evidence presented by the State of Louisiana of the means by which the conveyance of the Plant could benefit current and potential private sector and governmental tenants of the Plant and facilitate the contribution of such tenants to economic development in Northwestern Louisiana;

      (D) the amount and type of consideration that is appropriate for the conveyance of the Plant;

      (E) the evidence presented by the State of Louisiana of the extent to which the conveyance of the Plant to a public-private partnership will contribute to economic growth in the State of Louisiana and in Northwestern Louisiana in particular;

      (F) the value of any mineral rights in the lands of the Plant; and

      (G) the advisability of sharing revenues and rents paid by current and potential tenants of the Plant as a result of the Armament Retooling and Manufacturing Support Program.

    (b) LOUISIANA ARMY AMMUNITION PLANT- In this section, the term ‘Louisiana Army Ammunition Plant’ means the Louisiana Army Ammunition Plant in Doyline, Louisiana, consisting of approximately 14,949 acres, of which 13,665 acres are under license to the Military Department of the State of Louisiana and 1,284 acres are used by the Army Joint Munitions Command.

    (c) REPORT- Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall submit to the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and the House or Representatives a report on the study conducted under subsection (a). The report shall include the results of the study and any other matters in light of the study that the Secretary considers appropriate.

Subtitle D--Review of Overseas Military Facility Structure

SEC. 2841. SHORT TITLE.

    This subtitle may be cited as the ‘Overseas Military Facility and Range Structure Review Act of 2003’.

SEC. 2842. ESTABLISHMENT OF COMMISSION.

    (a) ESTABLISHMENT- There is established the Commission on the Review of the Overseas Military Facility and Range Structure of the United States (in this subtitle referred to as the ‘Commission’).

    (b) MEMBERSHIP- (1) The Commission shall be composed of 9 members of whom--

      (A) one shall be appointed by the Secretary of Defense;

      (B) two shall be appointed by the Majority Leader of the Senate, in consultation with the Chairman of the Committee on Armed Services of the Senate and the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Defense of the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate;

      (C) two shall be appointed by the Minority Leader of the Senate, in consultation with the Ranking Member of the Committee on Armed Services of the Senate and the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Defense of the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate;

      (D) two shall be appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, in consultation with the Chairman of the Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives and the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Defense of the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives; and

      (E) two shall be appointed by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, in consultation with the Ranking Member of the Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives and the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Defense of the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives.

    (2) Individuals appointed to the Commission shall have significant experience in the national security or foreign policy of the United States.

    (3) Appointments of the members of the Commission shall be made not later than 45 days after the date of the enactment of this Act.

    (c) PERIOD OF APPOINTMENT; VACANCIES- Members shall be appointed for the life of the Commission. Any vacancy in the Commission shall not affect its powers, but shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointment.

    (d) INITIAL MEETING- Not later than 30 days after the date on which all members of the Commission have been appointed, the Commission shall hold its first meeting.

    (e) MEETINGS- The Commission shall meet at the call of the Chairman.

    (f) QUORUM- A majority of the members of the Commission shall constitute a quorum, but a lesser number of members may hold hearings.

    (g) CHAIRMAN AND VICE CHAIRMAN- The Commission shall select a Chairman and Vice Chairman from among its members.

SEC. 2843. DUTIES OF COMMISSION.

    (a) STUDY- The Commission shall conduct a thorough study of matters relating to the military facility and range structure of the United States overseas.

    (b) MATTERS TO BE STUDIED- In conducting the study, the Commission shall--

      (1) assess the number of military personnel of the United States required to be based outside the United States;

      (2) examine the current state of the military facilities and training ranges of the United States overseas for all permanent stations and deployed locations, including the condition of land and improvements at such facilities and ranges and the availability of additional land, if required, for such facilities and ranges;

      (3) identify the amounts received by the United States, whether in direct payments, in-kind contributions, or otherwise, from foreign countries by reason of military facilities of the United States overseas;

      (4) assess whether or not the current military basing and training range structure of the United States overseas is adequate to meet the current and future mission of the Department of Defense, including contingency, mobilization, and future force requirements;

      (5) assess the feasibility and advisability of the closure or realignment of military facilities of the United States overseas, or the establishment of new military facilities of the United States overseas, to meet the requirements of the Department of Defense to provide for the national security of the United States; and

      (6) consider or assess any other issue relating to military facilities and ranges of the United States overseas that the Commission considers appropriate.

    (c) REPORT- (1) Not later than August 30, 2004, the Commission shall submit to the President and Congress a report which shall contain a detailed statement of the findings and conclusions of the Commission, together with its recommendations for such legislation and administrative actions as it considers appropriate.

    (2) In addition to the matters specified in paragraph (1), the report shall also include a proposal by the Commission for an overseas basing strategy for the Department of Defense in order to meet the current and future mission of the Department.

SEC. 2844. POWERS OF COMMISSION.

    (a) HEARINGS- The Commission may hold such hearings, sit and act at such times and places, take such testimony, and receive such evidence as the Commission considers advisable to carry out this subtitle.

    (b) INFORMATION FROM FEDERAL AGENCIES- The Commission may secure directly from any Federal department or agency such information as the Commission considers necessary to carry out this subtitle. Upon request of the Chairman of the Commission, the head of such department or agency shall furnish such information to the Commission.

    (c) ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT SERVICES- Upon request of the Commission, the Administrator of General Services shall provide to the Commission, on a reimbursable basis, the administrative support necessary for the Commission to carry out its duties under this subtitle.

    (d) POSTAL SERVICES- The Commission may use the United States mails in the same manner and under the same conditions as other departments and agencies of the Federal Government.

    (e) GIFTS- The Commission may accept, use, and dispose of gifts or donations of services or property.

SEC. 2845. COMMISSION PERSONNEL MATTERS.

    (a) COMPENSATION OF MEMBERS- Each member of the Commission who is not an officer or employee of the Federal Government shall be compensated at a rate equal to the daily equivalent of the annual rate of basic pay prescribed for level IV of the Executive Schedule under section 5315 of title 5, United States Code, for each day (including travel time) during which such member is engaged in the performance of the duties of the Commission under this subtitle. All members of the Commission who are officers or employees of the United States shall serve without compensation in addition to that received for their services as officers or employees of the United States.

    (b) TRAVEL- (1) Members of the Commission shall be allowed travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, at rates authorized for employees of agencies under subchapter I of chapter 57 of title 5, United States Code, while away from their homes or regular places of business in the performance of services for the Commission under this subtitle.

    (2) Members and staff of the Commission may receive transportation on aircraft of the Military Airlift Command to and from the United States, and overseas, for purposes of the performance of the duties of the Commission to the extent that such transportation will not interfere with the requirements of military operations.

    (c) STAFF- (1) The Chairman of the Commission may, without regard to the civil service laws and regulations, appoint and terminate an executive director and such other additional personnel as may be necessary to enable the Commission to perform its duties under this subtitle. The employment of an executive director shall be subject to confirmation by the Commission.

    (2) The Commission may employ a staff to assist the Commission in carrying out its duties. The total number of the staff of the Commission, including an executive director under paragraph (1), may not exceed 12.

    (3) The Chairman of the Commission may fix the compensation of the executive director and other personnel without regard to chapter 51 and subchapter III of chapter 53 of title 5, United States Code, relating to classification of positions and General Schedule pay rates, except that the rate of pay for the executive director and other personnel may not exceed the rate payable for level V of the Executive Schedule under section 5316 of such title.

    (d) DETAIL OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES- Any employee of the Department of Defense, the Department of State, or the General Accounting Office may be detailed to the Commission without reimbursement, and such detail shall be without interruption or loss of civil service status or privilege.

    (e) PROCUREMENT OF TEMPORARY AND INTERMITTENT SERVICES- The Chairman of the Commission may procure temporary and intermittent services under section 3109(b) of title 5, United States Code, at rates for individuals which do not exceed the daily equivalent of the annual rate of basic pay prescribed for level V of the Executive Schedule under section 5316 of such title.

SEC. 2846. SECURITY.

    (a) SECURITY CLEARANCES- Members and staff of the Commission, and any experts and consultants to the Commission, shall possess security clearances appropriate for their duties with the Commission under this subtitle.

    (b) IN GENERAL- The Secretary of Defense shall assume responsibility for the handling and disposition of any information relating to the national security of the United States that is received, considered, or used by the Commission under this subtitle.

SEC. 2847. TERMINATION OF COMMISSION.

    The Commission shall terminate 45 days after the date on which the Commission submits its report under section 2843(c).

SEC. 2848. FUNDING.

    (a) IN GENERAL- Of the amount authorized to be appropriated by section 301(5) for the Department of Defense for operation and maintenance, Defense-wide, $3,000,000 shall be available to the Commission to carry out this subtitle.

    (b) AVAILABILITY- The amount authorized to be appropriated by subsection (a) shall remain available, without fiscal year limitation, until September 30, 2005.

Passed the Senate May 22, 2003.

Attest:

Secretary.

108th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1048

AN ACT

To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2004 for military construction, and for other purposes.